He just loved to kill; it was almost a mission. After 20 or more of sexually-motivated murders, however, serial killer Tommy Lynn Sells, who avoided police by traveling through the U.S. and killing in different states, was finally caught with the help of a victim who survived.
San Antonio man Julian Garza, 19, is being charged with injury to a child after allegedly breaking the skull of an 8-month-old baby left in his care.
This Sunday marked one year since Portland, Texas, couple Mollie Olgin, 19, and Mary Kristene Chapa, 18, were shot by an unidentified gunman in Violet Andrews Park. Despite an influx of leads, no suspect has been apprehended in the shooting.
The officer shown in this recently released police dash cam video survived the shooting. Colorado spree shooter Evan Ebel was shot down during a high-speed chase by Texas police after he shot a deputy at point-blank range. The deputy survived his encounter with Ebel, but Ebel did not survive his encounter with Texas justice.
Jonathan James died in July 2011 after he was deprived of water by his father and step mother for five days. Both have been charged with first-degree felony injury to a child. Jonathan’s step mother, Tina Alberson, was tried this January. His blind father, Michael James, who blames his wife for Jonathan’s death, awaits trial.
In El Paso, Texas, 35 years ago, Kearney with his partner Hill, entered the Riverside County sheriff’s office and confessed to a string of 21 murders. Pointing to a "Wanted" poster with their pictures on it he said, "We’re them."
Serial killer Elroy Chester of Port Arthur, Texas, scheduled to die today for the murders of five people, has asked a judge to stop his execution and reduce his sentence to life in prison because, his lawyers argue, one judge showed bias against him.
Police in San Antonio, Texas, are investigating the bizarre death of woman who seems to have run herself over. This lethal accident happened not long after a woman in Quebec ran herself over three times, and survived.
Did this legendary serial killer, the inspiration for the cult thriller Eaten Alive, really feed anywhere from 5-20 of his victims to his pet alligators?
In 2001, Andrea Yates, suffering from severe depression and psychotic episodes, waited until her husband went to work and methodically drowned her five young children one at a time in the bathtub.